The Ministry of Tourism and the H. A. Kelaa Council have signed an agreement to allocate more land from Kelaa to develop tourist hotels and guesthouses.
The Memorandum of Understanding for allocation of land from Kelaa for tourism development was signed by Tourism Ministry’s Senior Policy Director Mohamed Khussaan and Kelaa Council’s President Adam Gufran.
Gufran stated that allocating more land from Kelaa for tourism will help drive economic development of the island. He added that the initiative will create more employment opportunities in Kelaa, and help develop and expand the health and education system in the island.
Kelaa will be releasing 14 plots of land for the development of guesthouses and hotels; 12 plots of land measuring 5,000 square feet and two plots of land measuring 10,000 square feet. Kelaa Council reports the plots will be open for tender before the end of this February.